Wild life and wild life sanctuaries are the other
attractions for tourists visiting Uttarakhand.
Come and see a fascinating diversity of wildlife.
Unique, mysterious and forever fascinating, Uttarakhand
spans a diverse variety of geographical terrain that is
a veritable treasure house of animals and birds. Right
from the lofty mountains perennially under a thick
blanket of snow, to the river valleys, from the
undulating highlands to the thickly forested Terai, one
finds a rich variety of species of flora and fauna.
The jeep safaris can be organized for 1 to 15 days
duration, and overnight jungle camps could be arranged,
accordingly. Jeep safaris could also be arranged for
bird watching and wild life tours.
For the more adventurous we arrange elephant safaris
through the elephant corridor within Rajaji National
Park. You would keep off the main park road and get a
choice to view the shy varieties of wild life. Jungle
camps are located along the routes of the safaris. The
booking of elephant safaris has to be done at least 15
day before the scheduled date.
Rajaji National Park
Rajaji National Park is distinct for its pristine scenic
beauty and rich biodiversity. A paradise for nature
lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. The wildlife of the
park is blessed with elephants, tigers, leopards, deer
and ghorals as its best known life forms.Three
sanctuaries in the Dehradun Shivaliks- Rajaji, Motichor
and Chilla were amalgamated into a large protected area
and named Rajaji National Park in the year 1983 after
the famous freedom fighter Late Sri C. Rajgopalachari;
Popularly known as Rajaji.
Spread over an area of 820.42 sq Kms., Rajaji is a
magnificent ecosystem nestled in the Shivalik ranges and
the beginning of the vast Indo– Gangetic plains, thus
representing vegetation of several distinct zones and
forest types like reverine, board–leaf mixed forests,
Chirpine forests, scrubland and grassy pasturelands. It
posses as many as 23 species of mammals and 315 avifauna
Season - Mid Nov-Mid June.
Activities - Elephant safari and jeep Safari
Corbett National Park
Corbelt National Park is India 's first and finest
national park spread over 520sq. kms along the banks of
Ramganga river, located in the foot hills of the
Himalayas. It was named as Corbett National Park in
honour and memory of the Late Jim Corbett, the legendary
hunter, naturalist-turned author and photographer who
had helped in setting up the park and demarcating its
boundaries. The elevation of the park ranges between 400
and 1200 mtrs. The park offers different kinds of
vegetation all along its varied topography which
comprises hilly and riparian areas , temporary marshy
depressions, plateaus and ravines. The animals listed in
the Corbett are - Leopard, leopard cat, jungle cat,
fishing cat, Himalayan black bear, deer, crested
serpent, eagle, osprey,
Black winged kite, shikra, spotted eagle, babblers etc.
Season - Nov-June.
Nanda Devi Sanctuary
Nanda Devi Sanctuary is situated in Chamoli district.
The present sanctuary came into existence in 1939. There
are no road is available and the area is inaccessible.
No regular path exist. One can trek from Joshimath i.e.
15 km. by road up to Lata and then 51 km. trekking up to
sanctuary. Fauna includes Snow Leaopards, Himalayan
Bear, Must-Deer and Pheasant. The best season to visit
is from April to May. At present no accommodation is
available in the vicinity of Nanda Devi Sanctuary which
covers an area of 324 sq. km.